I've always said that rail fanning is 20 percent skill, 30 percent knowledge, and 50 percent luck. Well, today was nearly all luck. After having dinner in Peach Springs, my folks and I walked out ... (more)
Making their maiden voyage on the Lake State Railway's Huron Subdivision to Alpena, Michigan, the newly-arrived Metro-East Industries/ZTR Systems-constructed GP40-3/Road Slug set of LSRC 4303 and ... (more)
We are in Gorham, NH as SLR 393 behind Road Slug 805 rolls past the photogenic ex-GT station as L to R, Tim Beaulac, Richard Berlanger and Don Provencher exchange waves with the engineer at 22:26.... (more)
The distant roar of a Westbound grain train clawing up the .65% grade out of the Souris River Valley fills the chilly Spring night sky; and the intermediate signal at MP 16.7 gives a proceed indic... (more)
C&TS winter photo charter operated by Historic Transportation Preservation, Inc. (Steam Specials)
A Thurbo S33 Service Winterthur – Schaffhausen is crossing the bridge above the Rhine Falls. The Falls were illuminated this evening in green colours. The reason was the St. Patrick's Day with a „... (more)
A BNSF grain train heads east near Perma, Montana along the Flathead River as cold morning temps caused heavy frost in parts of the valley.
While much of the east coast is covered in snow, snow and more snow, out in western Washington, it's no snow. Instead we get to enjoy the third spectacular sunset in a row on the Puget Sound. To... (more)
A Santa Fe F passenger unit reduced to freight service pauses with a northbound at Bellville, Texas to swap crews just after 2:00 a.m. on July 19, 1971.
Despite the Holidays, it's a very somber week for the residents of New York City after two of NYPDs Finest were laid to rest after being senselessly murdered just a week ago. To memorialize NYPD o... (more)
There was a lot of activity in the departure yard of Union Pacific's West Colton yard on a rainy night. A crew is working on BNSF 7703 to prepare it for departure to Barstow.
Milwaukee Road 261 and the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train meet for the first time at St. Paul Union Depot. What a sight this was!
Tramway line 7 meets tramway line 7 at the station Zürich HB/Bahnhofstrasse under the Christmas illumination. In the background the stationbuilding Zürich HB (Main Station) of the Swiss Federal Ra... (more)
CP 2249 is in charge of the American holiday train as it makes its second stop of the night, at Delson, Quebec.